Episode 107 – “Unit of Garrisons”

Episode 107

Welcome to the Frozen Nerdz Podcast Episode 107 entitled “Unit of Garrisons.”

We are your Blizzard Entertainment discussion podcast. The show you are about to hear was recorded on Sunday, May 15th, 2016.

On this week’s show we share our Top 5 from the Legion Beta, then we talk about the in-game StarCraft eSports portraits, upcoming Hero changes coming to the Nexus, disrespect at a Hearthstone tournament, some Overwatch pre-launch activities and as well as some new Digital media, then we move onto our World of Warcraft discussion. This week in Warcraft we discuss the Legion Developer Update, the importance of beta feedback, and then we share a few Beta Spoilers.

Then we introduce a new Blizzard Arcade game. Then we wrap up the show by saying our weekly goodbyes.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns for the show, feel free to contact us via email at IceBox@FrozeNerdz.com. But without further ado, sit back relax and enjoy Episode 107 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast!

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Our Weekly Top 5

Top 5 Saltiest Legion Beta players

5.) LegionBeta is very buggy. Alpha would be a better description
4.)No #legionbeta and no @PlayOverwatch to play, what the hell am I supposed to do?!
3.)Seems like everybody and they mom got to #Legion beta except me, i cri.
2.)Biggest problem for me with #Legion is coming up with the $$ to get a new machine to play it on. This one is barely playing the #LegionBeta.
1.) *You have to listen to Episode 107 to find out!*

StarCraft News Banner

Do you enjoy StarCraft eSports as well as free stuff? Then you will definitely want to link your Twitch account with your Battle.net account while you are watching the tournaments because it could score you some cool new in-game portraits. You’ll want to check out this article for more information about it!

Heroes of the Storm News Banner

Recently a new Heroes of the Storm patch has hit the PTR that introduced Chromie into the Nexus. Also this past week, there were some balance updates that were implemented in order to improve gameplay! Check out those details here! 

Hearthstone News Banner

There are times when it comes to eSports where issues of sports trickle into the mix. This past Dreamhack Austin there were great competitions and one of those competitors quickly became the target of racism. This week on the show we discuss how Twitch and other online venues need to consider a zero tolerance policy when it comes to racism, sexism, etc. because as an eSports community, we are better than this!

Overwatch News Banner

When World of Warcraft went below 10 million subscribers, people thought the game was ending. What’s it say about the Overwatch Beta when 9.7 Million Players played across all platforms over the course of the weekend?! That’s insane! Check out more additional stats here! 

Also this past week, it seems that some retailers are allowing players to pick up their physical copies one day early on May 23 for the Overwatch launch. If you ordered through Best Buy, GameStop, or Amazon, you may want to check your email because you may be able to get your hands on your game early!

With Overwatch, there are a lot of new Lore content being released in a constant stream! Check out the new Digital comic “ A Better World” feature Symmetra here. You can also catch the latest animated short “ Dragons” featuring Genji and Hanzo here!

Like other Blizzard games, Overwatch will not be taking cheating lightly. If caught red-handed, it will result in a permanent ban. If you have hacks to report, email them to Hacks@blizzard.com. To read more about the cheating bans, check out this article here!

World of Warcraft News Banner

This week’s World of Warcraft discussion topics:

1.) The Legion Developer update via MMO Champion.

2.) Beta launched this past Thursday make sure you test and give feedback! Details here!

3.) Possible future expansion hinted right from the Legion Beta? Spoiler warning. Watch the video here! 

Blizzard Arcade Coverage Banner

Each week we pick a game from the endless library of the Blizzard Arcade to test them out and help the listeners find some awesome stupidly fun games.

Game: Stranded on Krydon Renewed
Type: Survival
Creator: Nagnazul and renewed by Robincus
Details: You and three other SCV’s crash landed on the hostile zerg infested Jungle world of Krydon.  You must gather resources explore and find abandoned structures to survive the Zerg attack waves at night and find a way to escape or conquer Krydon for yourself!

Final Rating (1-5): 4.25

Stupid funability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 5

Ease of Play (1-5)

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 5

AI incorporated(1-5):

Epic – 5
Kilroy – 5

Replayability (1-5):

Epic – 3
Kilroy – 5

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Twitter: @FrozeNerdz
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Creative Alliance: D20Crit / d20crit.com
Personal Twitter: @KilroyKT, @Epic_Insanity

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